Analysis

Tom Denford and David Indo from ID Comms: why are technology pitches so bad?

On this week’s #MediaSnack Tom and David vent a little about the consistently underwhelming experience of seeing companies – both technology and agency – try and pitch technology solutions to marketers. As technology is an increasingly important part of the ...

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2017’s best ads: Wieden+Kennedy, BBH and Droga5 top July

Wieden+Kennedy London’s having a good year so far and its ‘Go Binge’ campaign for Three continues the rich vein, with another inimitable invention ‘dolph-a-sloth.’ W+K manages to make Three likeable, no mean achievement for a mobile provider. Come on Vodafone, ...

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Ogilvy’s Graham Fink on six pioneering years in China

When Graham Fink (below), one of the best art directors to have worked in and led a number of London’s top agencies including CDP, Saatchi & Saatchi, GGT and M&C Saatchi, left to become CCO of Ogilvy China six years ...

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Tom Denford and David Indo from ID Comms: why do CMOs never last?

On this week’s #MediaSnack Tom and David discuss the lifespan of the typical Chief Marketing Officer, typically the company’s most senior marketer. Inspired by Harvard Business Review’s recent paper Why CMOs never last, which reveals that 80 per cent of ...

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Jamie Williams of isobel: why ending negative stereotypes needs to be everyone’s responsibility

The new ASA gender stereotyping guidelines should be welcomed by brands, agencies and the wider advertising industry, but enforced regulation is not enough. Formalising regulation is a natural step on from discussions around big issues, such as gender equality in ...

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